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Cause when in Italy, you have to see the Colosseum in Rome. It was the last trip we did to a different city in Italy, saving one of the best for last.

Last Minute Adventures: Study Abroad in Italy

Name: Kevin Tatla Study Abroad: Turin, Italy (Fall 2015 semester-Feb 2016) For most people, deciding to study abroad is a big decision with a lot of contemplation and preparation. For Kevin Tatla, however, it was more of a spur the moment decision to study abroad for 5 months of his university degree. In March, Kevin […]

Smiling in front of the Shuri Castle in Okinawa!

Finding a Home with Japanese Culture and Food

Name: Sayla Williams Study Abroad: Osaka, Japan (Fall 2014 & Winter 2015) Having studied martial arts and the Japanese language, Sayla Williams knew that Japan was a place she had always wanted to go to. As UFV has a partnership with Osaka Gakuin University, Sayla saw an opportunity to travel and continue her studies in […]

Inis Mor, Aran Islands. This was our band album cover... until we realized no one could sing! ;)

The Land of Luck

Name: Brittany Eckstein Study Abroad: Waterford, Ireland (Winter 2015) My decision to study abroad was fueled by many different factors – a desire to see a place other than my own home, to expand not only my knowledge of the world but also of people, and an intrinsic need to live differently. Ireland specifically has […]

The infamous Cliffs of Moher - a must-see while in Ireland!

Taking Chances in Ireland

Name: Julianne Huff Study Abroad: Waterford, Ireland (Winter 2015) As I will be writing stories and experiences of other students returning from study abroad, I thought it was necessary first to share my adventures while I was abroad in Ireland! After a nine and a half hour flight, a three hour bus ride, and about […]